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What is a pitch deck and/or investor pitch? An investor pitch is a presentation of your business model that shows the potential for growth and viability. It is a summary of your business in 15-25 slides containing key information of your business idea. Startups want to sell their product, and a pitch deck aids in presenting details in an organised and visually appealing manner to potential investors, clients, and partners. To get investor  buy-in during the earliest phases, you need to create a killer pitch deck. Your investor pitch deck can make the difference between success and failure Richard Harroch in his Article for Forbes magazine sets out very well the key slides which are

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You’ve set your mind on a business idea and now you can’t think of anything else. Sounds familiar – passion is what drives most small business owners. When starting a business though, passion will not suffice. Without a solid plan, sufficient funds, and consistent effort, passion alone simply will not do. So many individuals dream of running their own businesses and finally quitting that dreadful, dead-end job. But it’s often this immense desire that causes them to take that leap before they’re fully ready. About 20% of small businesses fail within their first year. We’re not saying you should give up. We’re saying you should be thoroughly prepared for venturing

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Ireland leads the way for education and employment opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry. Most of the big names are already operating in Ireland, with an active startup scene attracting investment and talent to ensure long-term growth. From hospital products through to medical research and devices, the most forward-thinking pharmaceutical and medical technology companies in the world have found their home in the Emerald Isle. Favourable conditions in Ireland continue to influence the proliferation, early success, and growth of pharmaceutical startups. While nine of the 10 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world are now established in Ireland, the number of emerging startups is an even bigger indicator of industry strength. Getting

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Are  you a Startup in need of practical accountancy advice? If so the well known accountancy firm Cronin & Co. have just launched a new division specifically established to provide practical advice to Startup companies.. StartUp Accountant are a highly skilled team of individuals whom aim to provide a premium service at a feasible and affordable price to Start Ups who are in their crucial first 18 months of business. Empowered by Cronin & Company, Start up business’ get the benefits of all the services and knowledge a firm with over 40 years experience has to offer but in a platform that is specifically designed to cater for the challenges

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We are delighted and excited to announce that this year’s National Startup Awards will take place in Dublin’s City Hall on Thursday the 24th of October – The Awards will be open for entry next week – Please share with all the great Startups out there and let them get the recognition they deserve!! (Pre-register on www.Startupawards.ie) …..#YourStartupJourney #StartupAwards About Dublin Startup Week Techstars Startup Week Dublin 2019 powered by Dublin City Council is a celebration of entrepreneurs, innovation and community in Dublin. Now in its second year Techstars Startup Week™ Dublin powered by Dublin City Council brings entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together over five days this October 21st – 25th 2019

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Running a small business is a lot of work – even when your business is small. You tend to wear a lot of hats and spend a lot of time trying to stay ahead of the game. These ten tips will help you keep your business running smoothly without being completely overwhelming. Keep your day job  The instinct to quit your day job as soon as you start a new business is strong–but if you can do both, hold onto your day job as long as you can. This gives you a steady cash flow for your living expenses and can support your new business. Stick to your niche  Small

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We came across this blog by Eoin Dixon Murphy and we thought it was great! Eoin has kindly allowed us to share it on Startups.ie – Link to Eoin’s site and original blog at the end – Enjoy! This day, 5 years ago, I sat down at an empty desk in a small office with the plan of starting my own business. I had no idea what I was doing but I knew that for as long as I could remember I’d always wanted to build a company and be my own boss. April 4th, 2014 marked my first official day as an entrepreneur, and it’s been an amazing journey

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Howdy All, Many thanks to everyone who has been in touch inquiring about the 2019 National Startup Awards..We are delighted to announce that the 2019 Awards will take place in October this year in conjunction with Startup Week Dublin. There will be a whole series of talks, meetups & events taking place during what is going to be an amazing week! You can register your interest in the 2019 National Startup Awards now on www.Startupawards.ie Once you have registered we will notify you when applications are open.. We are as ever excited to see and meet all of you incredible Startups this year and are looking forward to another amazing

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Introducing Stampify – A new Social Initiative on a serious mission to help fight world hunger About Stampify Stampify is a social initiative that allows users to donate meals to help fight world hunger by completing a Stampify loyalty card with loyalty stamps from partner businesses. Our goal is to work with businesses – whether it be coffee shops, restaurants, and other types of businesses – to create a sustainable solution to the world’s food poverty problem. Story Behind Stampify Stampify is an idea founded upon Conor Leen’s (CEO) experience one evening on the way home from work and when he received a free meal from a burrito shop with

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Jamie White, winner of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur in Dublin for 2014 and 2015, has announced the return of The Fresh Resolutions conference alongside The Happy Pear. Fresh Resolutions, taking place on the 5th of January in Dublin Castle, is an annual coming together of Ireland’s leading experts in the areas of health, wellness, and personal development –  equipping Irish professionals with all they need to get started on their personal goals for 2019. The Happy Pear twins, David and Stephen Flynn, are renowned chefs, social media stars and authors of international bestselling and award-winning cookbooks. They will be providing complimentary food throughout the day as well as giving a

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